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Two Week Summer Study in Sicily, Italy

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Two Week Summer Study Abroad in Italy, Sicily Program

Credits awarded: 3 academic credits in one of the courses listed below

Session One: May 7 to May 21

Session Five: June 25 to July 9

Session Two: May 14 to May 28

Session Six: July 2 to July 16

Session Three: May 28 to June 11

Session Seven: July 16 to Jul 30

Session Four: June 11 to June 25
Session Eight: July 30 to Aug 13
Cost of Two Week Summer Study Abroad in Italy, Sicily Program: 2350 Euro

Study with a Buddy Discount
Enroll with a friend and share a room and each student receives a 100 Euro discount! Students must enroll for same dates, but may select different courses.

Application Deadline: April 1st Late applications accepted on a space available basis.

summer-term-combined-programSummer study abroad in Sicily students are entrenched with the historically diverse cultures of the Mediterranean reflected in Sicily's art, architecture, food and culture. Sicily is the land where Archimedes taught, Saint Paul preached and Pirandello wrote. Taormina, nicknamed the Pearl of the Mediterranean, has enchanted numerous visitors over the course of its history as a Greek colony, a Roman province, an Arab emirate and a Norman kingdom and Sicily enchants Summer Study Abroad in Sicily students as well.


Two Week Summer Study Abroad in Italy, Sicily Program includes:

  • Roundtrip transportation from and to Catania's Fontanarossa Airport

  • Orientation in Taormina

  • Welcome Dinner

  • Housing in pensione (two star hotel) in single room

  • Daily breakfast

  • First day package (2 ring binder, notepad, pen)

  • Student discount card for local businesses

  • Guided historical walking tour of Taormina

  • PC's available during school hours

  • Free WiFi connection (Monday to Friday 8:30 - 5:00 at school)

  • Weekly seminars in Italian culture, history, literature or art

  • Weekly Italian film socials

  • Weekly social activity

  • Optional Weekend full day excursions (additional fee)

  • airfare is not included


Courses available in Two Week Summer Study Abroad in Italy, Sicily Program:

  • Italian Language (3 credits) available levels

ITA 101

ITA 102

ITA 111

ITA 112

ITA 201

ITA 202

ITA 211

ITA 212

ITA 301

ITA 302

Elementary Italian I
Elementary Italian II
Intermediate Italian I
Intermediate Italian II
Advanced Italian I
Advanced Italian II
High Advanced Italian I
High Advanced Italian II

Superior Italian I
Superior Italian II

Language courses offered all Sessions

Language courses are total immersion study of Italian language and culture combining oral and written expression. Emphasis is on building communicative proficiency along with a basic command of Italian grammar. A variety of resources (journals, reviews, magazines, commercials, TV ads, video clips and music) expose students to the sights and sounds of contemporary Italy. Classes are restricted to a maximum of 12 students to optimize language acquisition.



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Syllabi for programs are available for faculty members to review prior to approval of academic credits for study abroad in Sicily courses.
Students may directly transfer credits into their home university or earn US university credits through Auburn University.



For more specific details on study abroad programs, please contact:

Donnamarie Kelly Pignone

Kelly Pignone

U.S. Academic Advisor

tel/fax: (+1) 603-894-5552
Cell (+1) 978-828-3228


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